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Arts Manager East Africa Employment Opportunity - British Council


Job Title:    Arts Manager East Africa

Organisation: British Council

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda 


About US:

The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise. We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other's strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.


Job Summary:  The Arts Manager will support the East Africa Arts Programme Managers and the wider British Council team, to deliver an engaging East Africa Arts programme including key areas of work as required across Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda that works to British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and builds knowledge and understanding between the UK and East Africa..


This role requires a clear understanding of project management, monitoring and evaluation and team management and the ability to build and maintain relationships with stakeholders in the cultural scene and beyond, in order to deliver effectively. You will make a major contribution to the successful of the British Council’s East Africa Arts programme and ensure effective delivery and impact of the East Africa Arts programme. You will report to Programme Manager East Africa (Operations Lead) and in Country Country-Directors whilst working closely with arts stakeholders in Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.  As with any business that experiences peaks and troughs of activity, there is likely to be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

 The successful candidate will need to possess the following requirements:

·        Good knowledge and use of social media for the promotion of cultural activities;

·        Strong organisational skills and attention to detail;

·        Ability to work effectively with tight deadlines.

·        Be proficient in spoken and written English

·        Relevant post-secondary school qualification or comparable experience

·        Experience of complex project management

·        Experience of financial and narrative reporting

·        Experience of monitoring and evaluation

·        Experience of working with arts sector



·        Degree in relevant field

·        Experience with an innovative approach to the use of digital and social media to connect audiences.

·        Experience of working with both large and small organisations



Additional Information: Role holder must have existing rights to live and work in Uganda


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online through the British Council online application system at the link below.


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Deadline: 25thOctober 2020


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Senior Manager - Property Valuations Employment Opportunity - DFCU Bank


Job Title:    Senior Manager - Property Valuations

Organization:  DFCU Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Manager- Credit Support and Monitoring


About US:

DFCU Bank is a fast growing commercial bank offering a variety of innovative products and services. DFCU Limited was started by the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) of the United Kingdom and the Government of Uganda through the Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) under the name of Development Finance Company of Uganda Limited. Later restructuring brought in DEG (of Germany) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) as equal partners with CDC and UDC, each having a 25% stake in the company. Its objective was to support long-term development projects whose financing needs and risk did not appeal to the then existing financial commercial lending institutions.


Job Summary:  Reporting to the Senior Manager- Credit Support and Monitoring, the role holder will value and render quick and accurate professional opinion, expertise, and information to the Bank on/of Bank properties as well as those offered as collateral security.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 Portfolio Quality monitoring;

·        Provide a second opinion on valuations received from external valuers.

·        Improve the quality of assets held as security.

·        Monitor progress of on-going bank financed projects.

·        Validation of the status of the Banks properties.

·        Maintain, coordinate, and supervise a panel of external valuers.

·        Evaluate performance of external valuers by sampling their work on regular basis.

·        Expedite valuation of selected properties presented/proposed as security particularly specialized, high value, urgent and complex properties and property/projects under recovery and advise of their value (i.e. Market Value, forced sale value, and Insurance value), marketability and suitability as collateral security.

·        Originate and maintain standard valuation guidelines and procedures for the Bank.

·        Evaluate and monitor on-going developments projects.

·        Advise the Bank on major developments on the property market on a regular basis.

·        Maintain an up-to-date database of all valued properties.

·        Track expired valuation reports and follow them up for re-valuation as per policy guidelines.

·        Valuation of collateral prior to liquidation in accordance with the Mortgage Act.

·        Developing a tracking and monitoring mechanism for all expired valuation reports and follow up for re-valuation as per policy guidelines.

·        Working closely with Credit Managers and Relationship Managers (RMs) to implement remedial plans by recommending appropriate actions for non-compliant customers.

·        Periodically accompanying RMs to client visits and/or meetings to address credit risk matters.

·        Ensuring escalation of issues within the agreed timelines.

Governance and Controls;

·        Ensuring that all processes adhere to laid down controls and procedures in accordance with Bank policies and Prudential Guidelines issued by the Central Bank and any other relevant regulatory requirements.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant for the DFCU Bank Senior Manager- Property Valuations job must be a        Graduate/Professional qualification in Valuation Surveying.

·        A minimum of three years of post-registration working experience in the industry in a senior position.

·        Sound knowledge of Banking processes and procedures.

·        Duly registered surveyor (of Uganda) and holder of valid practicing certificate.

·        Self-drive, maturity and high degree of integrity and professionalism.

·        Good client and interpersonal relations.

·        Good interpretation and decision-making ability.

·        Ability to manage complex and multifaceted stakeholders.

·        Effective communicator and influencer.

·        Excellent negotiation and stakeholder management skills.

·        Good planning and organizational skills.

·        Excellent understanding of the banking act and prudential guidelines.

·        Good knowledge of banking products and evolving Credit Risk Management systems.

·        Good understanding of legal risks and laws applicable to Banking and Finance relating to lending and credits documentation.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send applications with detailed CV’s including present position and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates (University Transcript, O and A level) to the email address indicated below;


Deadline: 26th October 2020


Disclaimer: dfcu Bank does not solicit/accept payment in cash/kind from prospective candidates in exchange for shortlisting or job placement. Any candidate who engages in this kind of transaction is aiding and abetting fraud and will be automatically disqualified.


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Manager Security Job Placement - Orient Bank

 Job Title:    Manager Security

Organization:  Orient Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Manager Head Office Operations


About US:

Orient Bank is a leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady growth over the last 20 years can be attributed to its professional management and prudent Lending and investment policy.  The confidence in Orient Bank of the Ugandan business community in particular and the public in general, is reflected in its large deposit base. In November 2002 Orient Bank made another first in this economy by successfully out competing other Banks in taking over TransAfrica Bank Ltd., (TABL).


Job Summary:   The Manager Security will be responsible for the oversight of Physical Security and Safety of OBL Premises, Assets, Employees and Customers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Plan and Source suitable security firms to be contracted for supply of armed guards to ensure safety and security of the bank premises and business operations.

·        Draw up security work plans, periodically review Security Operating Standards and ensure there are no gaps that could expose the bank to eminent threats of insecurity.

·        Coordinate deployment of external security, review records of guards to guarantee they are up to date and accurate and, sensitize guards on how to handle customers in line with the bank’s guidelines and strategic objectives.

·        Monitor and identify all the security risks that are likely to impact bank’s operations and, appropriately advise the bank on mitigation measures as well as follow up and coordinate investigation of all the reported cases in which the bank has interest.

·        Manage the Biometric access system to ensure access/restriction to the offices/ certain areas and make adjustments to the existing configured staff from the system.

·        Monitor CCTV Cameras and guarantee that they are properly positioned to make proper recordings.

·        Monitor the performance of security equipment control & functionality of the security gadgets and promptly report any malfunction and ensure repairs/replacements are done in a timely manner.

·        Manage intrusion alarm systems of the entire Bank and confirm that it is up and running at all times, arm and disarm the intrusion alarm as and when required, carry out periodical tests on the system to confirm its functionality.

·        Manage placement of fire equipment and ensure that fire extinguishers are serviced are in proper condition.

·        Coordinate with the police to conduct the fire drill periodically, monitor fire signals and manage & control the custody of Bank vehicles.

·        Carry out general surveillance in and around the bank, during and after working hours in order to curtail any imminent threats of attack against the bank that might be detrimental to the daily operations.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Business / Security Related Field.

·        A specialized certification, completed Military, Police Service/Experience is an added advantage.

·        Completion/Partial completion of relevant professional qualification in Security Management is an added advantage.

·        At least three years of experience in Security Management in the Banking sector or other corporate organisations.

·        Experience in Senior Law Enforcement; military/police/intelligence.

·        Prior experience in investigations.

·        Excellent Planning & Organizing capabilities.

·        Strong oral and written communication skills.

·        Strong Commercial awareness.

·        Good Analytical skills and attendance to details.

·        Stress tolerance.

·        Good people skills.

·        Innovative, self-driven and Flexible to longer working hours.

·        Supervisory and/or decision-making ability is preferred.



How to Apply:

All interested candidates who meet the criteria indicated above are requested to send their applications, and updated Curriculum Vitae to the following email:


Deadline: 20th October, 2020 by 5:00pm


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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Earn 37m as OBO Security Escort/Clerk at United States Embassy / US Mission


Job Title:         OBO Security Escort/Clerk
Organisation: United States US Embassy, US Mission in Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Salary: UGX 37,057,499
Open to:  U.S. Citizen Only – All Sources
Position Number: Kampala-2020-013-RA3

About US Embassy:
The United States Embassy in Kampala, Uganda has enjoyed diplomatic relations with Uganda for over 30 years.  Ambassador Deborah R. Malac currently heads the U.S Mission to Uganda.  The Mission is composed of several offices and organizations all working under the auspices of the Embassy and at the direction of the Ambassador.

Among the offices operating under the U.S Mission to Uganda are:
  • United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Peace Corps
 Job Summary:   The USEFM OBO Security Escort/Clerk Performs all duties of a security escort by monitoring and escorting non-cleared visitors and personnel while in controlled access areas (CAA) or in other locations within mission facilities and grounds.  The position is either full time, part time, or on an as needed basis, some after-hours, weekend and holiday work may be required. This position is directly supervised by the OBO Project Director. The incumbent must be able to obtain and hold a Top-Secret clearance.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
NOTE:  All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.
·        The applicants for the United States US Embassy USEFM OBO Security Escort/Clerk job opportunity should have completed high school or equivalent diploma. Required.
·        One year of general work experience in an office, management or security related environment is required.
·        Thorough knowledge of regulations governing control and protection of classified material set out in 12 FAM, as well as post-specific security access procedures; the proper use of security-related equipment (radio, destruction, etc.); familiar with the general layout of mission grounds and facilities.
·        Skills and Abilities: Basic keyboard skills and computer literacy. Must be observant, flexible and service oriented. Duties include prolonged periods of standing/walking and somewhat physically demanding activities to include climbing, working in cramped spaces and at times working in inclement weather.  Incumbent will regularly be required to move or lift objects when escorting. This may be tested.
·        Language: Level 3/3 fluency in English, both spoken and written, is required. This may be tested.

How to Apply:
All those interested in working with the US mission in Kampala should send their applications online at the link below.

Deadline: 29th October 2020

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Senior Science Officer (Grants Management) Jobs - Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)


Job Title:    Senior Science Officer (Grants Management)

Organization:  Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The Uganda National Council for Science and Technology (UNCST) is a government agency established in 1990 by an Act of parliament (CAP 209). The UNCST under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MoSIT) is mandated to develop and implement strategies for integrating Science and Technology (S&T) into the national development process.


Job Summary:   The Senior Science Officer (Grants Management) will provide leadership and facilitate the implementation of joint inter-institutional and international research grants programs


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·         Provide leadership and technical guidance in the management of competitive research and product development grants to scientists/researchers and innovators;

·         Build synergies with international research granting schemes such as the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) among others;

·         Facilitate implementation of the joint inter-institutional and international research grant programs;

·         Develop research grant programs, identify funding for their implementation and manage the necessary agreements;

·         Develop and deliver a training curriculum in proposal writing, entrepreneurship and business plan development for the grantees;

·         Conduct technical supervision visits to the Projects;

·         Participate in mobilizing resources for the institution;

·         Perform any other UNCST tasks as necessary and as may be assigned.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·         The applicant must hold a Master’s degree in either Business Administration or Business Computing or a closely related field;

·         A Bachelor’s degree in biological or natural sciences;

·         Qualifications with proven experience in Project Management or Grants Management;

·         At least 6 years of experience in a similar field,

·         High level of confidence in relating with S&T stakeholders;

·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team;

·         Excellent planning, budgeting, and reporting skills;

·         Age: not more than 40 years.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below


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Your application documents (your application letter and Curriculum vitae) should be received in soft copy as one pdf file.Address your application to: Head, Human Resources, Uganda National Council for Science and Technology, Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda, P.O. Box 6884, Kampala, Uganda.


Deadline: 30th October 2020 by 5:00pm


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